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The Advantages of Using Aluminium Guttering

There are now more guttering options than ever before, making it difficult to pick which is the best solution for your home. With aluminium guttering becoming increasingly popular, we thought we’d help you out by outlining some of the benefits of going with a metal system. Low Maintenance The minimal maintenance element of metal guttering… Continue reading The Advantages of Using Aluminium Guttering

Busting 4 Common Myths About Roof Restoration

We at AJ Scutchings and Son are aware that there are numerous roofing myths and misconceptions that need to be dispelled. Because your roof is one of your home’s most vital structural components, it’s critical that our roofers in Bedford, Stevenage, and Camden help to refute these misunderstandings before any damage is caused. 1) I… Continue reading Busting 4 Common Myths About Roof Restoration

8 Unusual Roof Shapes You Don’t Usually See

When drawing a house as a child most of us defaulted to drawing a triangle on top of a cube. This blog delves into the world of wacky roofs that dispel the myth that roofs have to fit into a very narrow aesthetic field. Gable To talk about the more unusual types of roofing out… Continue reading 8 Unusual Roof Shapes You Don’t Usually See

Roof Restoration: How We Do It

Restoring a roof is a far different process than making small repairs and replacements because we focus on revamping the roof in its entirety, not just focusing on a small section. Often you will find that conducting a full roof restoration is actually more cost effective and more environmentally friendly than making multiple small repairs… Continue reading Roof Restoration: How We Do It

Choosing The Right Roof For Your Home

The roof is one of the most important parts of a house, providing protection from the elements and insulation. Although there are many different types of roof that can be constructed onto a house, there is a common thought process that will happen before the roof’s construction begins. If you are someone who is looking… Continue reading Choosing The Right Roof For Your Home

An Overview of Thatched Roof Construction

When we think of a thatched roof, pleasant things come to mind. Our heads fill with the rolling hills of the British countryside, quaint villages away from the hustle and bustle of the city or old buildings full of history. The use of thatched roofing dates back to ancient times, and continued to be a… Continue reading An Overview of Thatched Roof Construction

3 Commonly Asked Questions About Your Gutter

Throughout our history, we’ve installed hundreds of gutters. It’s natural that our customers ask questions about caring for and maintaining their gutters, and we pride ourselves on sharing our knowledge with them. There’s always that moment when you wish you’d asked about something when it’s too late to do so. With that in mind, we… Continue reading 3 Commonly Asked Questions About Your Gutter

What Are Roof Shingles?

Roof shingles are covers for your roof. Individual pieces material, normally square or rectangular in shape, are laid from the base of the roof in a way so that they overlap the layer beneath them. The most commonly used roof singles in the UK (and much of Europe) are ceramic tiles; a type of shingling… Continue reading What Are Roof Shingles?

An Overview of Thatched Roof Construction

When we think of a thatched roof, pleasant things come to mind. Our heads fill with the rolling hills of the British countryside, quaint villages away from the hustle and bustle of the city or old buildings full of history. The construction of thatched roofing dates back to ancient times, and continued to be a… Continue reading An Overview of Thatched Roof Construction

3 Signs Your Gutter Needs Cleaning

Gutters are an important feature for every home. In Britain, we are well accustomed to the rain, and proper guttering acts as the first line of defence against a downpour. By directing water away from your home, gutters protect from structural damage, outbreaks of mould, flooding and more. Gutters are always exposed to the elements.… Continue reading 3 Signs Your Gutter Needs Cleaning

Roof Restoration in Winter

Winter may seem like a bad time to embark on any impending roof restoration tasks on your list. However, there are some maintenance checks and reviews that are essential to undertake during the early winter months to ensure no serious damage occurs in the bad weather. Here are our tips for helping your roof survive… Continue reading Roof Restoration in Winter

What Types Of Roofing Materials Are Available?

There may come a time that you’ll need to have some work done on your roof, whether it be because of damage or just through age. If unfortunately, your entire roof needs replacing, it can be handy to know that there are many types of roofing materials available. AJ Scutchings and Son have put together… Continue reading What Types Of Roofing Materials Are Available?